Electrical and Lifts Contract Manager
We are seeking an energetic, proactive individual to join our repairs and maintenance service, managing the electrical & lifts team. This important role put residents at the centre of the service as we work though often complex repair cases ensuring swift resolution and ensuring residents are kept updated. Good problem solving and collaboration skills are essential, as you work with a range of internal colleagues and external partners to find the best solution.
This post is located in the Housing Estates and Improvement section within the Place Department and will support the service with the maintenance of the council’s assets and ensuring the council’s Health and Safety commitments as aligned with the Council’s compliance responsibilities.
You will need to demonstrate a pro-active and flexible approach to your role including the ability to manage your workload with minimal supervision to work as part of a team, managing 5 officers
The successful applicant will have excellent interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills and able to liaise with a variety of internal & external stakeholders to lead on the Electrical and Lifts activities incorporating the delivery of transformational change.
The service currently works in an agile way as agreed by the head of service. This role is offered on a full time, permanent basis.
For further information about this role or for a confidential discussion about this role please contact Jerry Austin, Interim Head of Responsive Repairs, maintenance and safety at Jerry.Austin@croydon.gov.uk or Christabel Acquaah, Interim Head of Capital Delivery Homes and Schools at Christabel.Acquaah@croydon.gov.uk
Full time 36 hours per week
Closing date: Monday 27th June 2022 at 11:59pm
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Equal Opportunities and Safeguarding Statement
Croydon Council is an inclusive employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Subject to business needs, we will be pleased to consider applications from candidates seeking flexible working arrangements and support hybrid working, whereby staff attend the workplace for part of their working week and work from home, or elsewhere, remotely for the rest of the time.
As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the advertised role.
Croydon council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment.